Diploma in Genealogy ONLINE

£415.00

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Diploma in Genealogy ONLINE

Diploma in Genealogy ONLINE

£415

Genealogy is fast becoming one of the most popular hobbies in the UK. The Genealogy Diploma will provide you with the tools to research your family tree and trace your ancestry.

Course Synopsis


This Genealogy Diploma includes the online version of the course only.


Course Content:
Module 1: An Introduction

Learning Outcomes
Explain the difference between genealogy and family history
Have an awareness of where to begin in your family search
Know what information you will need to start with
Understand what you can expect, in terms of how long it will take/cost
Establish what you already know
Perform online search activities.


Module 2: Career or Hobby
Learning Outcomes
To gain an understanding of genealogy as an academic discipline
To gain an understanding of genealogy as a career
To demonstrate an awareness of other aspects of genealogy, such as tracing living people.


Module 3: The History of Surnames
Learning Outcomes
Explain the significance of surnames to genealogy and family history
Demonstrate an awareness of surnames, nicknames, and their links with geography, local and personal history, occupations, and religion
Trace a surname, contemporary, common, or unusual
Show an understanding the relevance of hearth tax records
Perform searches for names.


Module 4: Using Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
Learning Outcomes
Describe the registry policies and procedures in the UK
Display an understanding of the problems with using BMD records
Demonstrate an awareness of where to locate records and the kind of information that is available
Explain how recording information varies around the UK and how this system has evolved over history
Show an understanding of the importance of these documents to the genealogist.


Module 5: Using the Census
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Describe how to find and search a census and parish registers
Display an understanding of the information what is available and what isn’t
Demonstrate knowledge of the history and aims of the census system
Explain and evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of using the census
Show an awareness of other sources of information, such as the parish register system.


Module 6: War/Prison/Immigration Records
Learning Outcomes
To understand the different social spectrums of ancestry from military heroes to criminals
To gain knowledge of how to find and search military/prison/immigration records
To gain knowledge of what information is available
To be able to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of using military/prison/immigration records
To understand why these resources are so important to the genealogist.


Module 7: Using Workhouse Records and Tracing Noble Ancestry
Learning Outcomes
To understand the different social spectrums of ancestry from poverty to nobility
To gain knowledge of how to find and search workhouse records/noble ancestry
To gain knowledge of what information is available
To show an awareness of the history and aims of the workhouses/poor laws
To be able to evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of using workhouse records/looking for noble ancestry
To understand why these resources are so important to the genealogist.


Module 8: Other Sources Available: Wills, Newspapers, and Research Centres
Learning Outcomes
To be aware of how to find/search/use wills, newspapers, and research centres
To understand what information is available
To show the history and reasoning for searching unusual/uncommon sources of information
To explain the benefits and drawbacks of using certain sources over others
To show an understanding of why these sources are so important to the genealogist.

Module 9: Recording a Family Tree Online and Other Ways
Learning Outcomes
To be aware of how to find, search, and use online recording methods
To understand what resources are available and how they vary
To explain the benefits and drawbacks of using certain sources and websites over others
To show an understanding of why these resources are so important to the genealogist.


Module 10: What to Do with Your Findings and How to Write Up a Family Tree
Learning Outcomes
To understand the various ways of presenting and organising your findings
To be aware of the benefits and drawbacks of using certain sources over
others
To identify why these sources are so important to the genealogist
To have an awareness of some up-and-coming developments in genealogy.


Support
You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.
Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Genealogy Diploma Level 3 course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


Awarding Organisation
This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.



Entry Requirements



There are no specific entry requirements for these courses but a good command of written English is essential.

Study Hours



You must complete your course within 2 years unless alternative durations are specified in the course synopsis.

Assessment Method




There are a series of Tutor Marked Assignments which are used to generate your final grade.

Award



Diploma in Genealogy ONLINE

You will receive certification from the course provider in your course title at the level specified.


How can I progress?


If you have completed an A Level or any course at Level 3, you would be eligible to enrol onto our BTEC HND courses.


What's Included



All course materials are provided online.

You will receive tutor support for the duration of your course or the duration specified in the course synopsis.

Certification fees.

Payment by Instalments



Students can pay by monthly instalments for all courses over £300.00. Please click to view our Instalment Plan. If you wish to use our instalment plan you will need to contact us by telephone or email.

Enrolment and Contact



Students can enrol online using our secure payment system, just click on the "enrol" button and follow the steps. For instalment plan payments please contact us to enrol:


Telephone: +44 (0)1865 595263
Email: contact@oxfordcollege.ac
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